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Fairmont Le Montreux Palace
Grand Rue 100
Montreux, Switzerland 1820

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Thursday
Morning clouds. Mild.
70/51 °F
22/11°C
Friday
Morning clouds. Mild.
71/47 °F
22/9°C
Saturday
More clouds than sun. Mild.
72/49 °F
22/10°C
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About Montreux, Switzerland

Home of the most famous jazz festival in the world, Montreux is a sophisticated Swiss town for the decidedly non-stressed. Bordered by Lake Geneva and the Chillon Castle on one side, and the Alps and vineyards everywhere else, the town is a walker's dream, an ideal setting for people who insist on sipping cappuccino while feasting on the perfect view. It's a destination for lovers of art, music and architecture and an excellent get-away from big city skylines. It's ideal for hiking and bicycling, but you can certainly take a more leisurely approach rent a boat, eat at a Michelin-starred restaurant or take a scenic train journey though the wine growing region.
Montreux, Switzerland Factoid
Lake Geneva is actually called by its Roman name, Lac Léman. But it's also known by Lacus Lemanus, Lac de Lausanne, Lac de Genève, Lac d'Ouchy and Genfersee. It covers 582 square kilometers (224 square miles) and reaches 372 meters deep (1220 feet).

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